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Address: 3411 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7919
Phone Number: (530) 544-2011
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Beautiful setting, easy rental process, staff was okay.

We rented kayaks and SUP’s from Kayak Tahoe at Emerald Bay twice within a week-long trip to Lake Tahoe. Super convenient and in a gorgeous location, but I have to knock off some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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San Jose, California

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We rented kayaks and SUP’s from Kayak Tahoe at Emerald Bay twice within a week-long trip to Lake Tahoe. Super convenient and in a gorgeous location, but I have to knock off some points for the staff. The rental process is very easy and straightforward. We rented several kayaks and SUP’s for 4 hours, and had an amazing time. Heading... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Fair prices and really nice people working here. We rented kayaks and some stand up paddle boards, and spent two hours on the lake. You can't go out into the deep water (too much boat traffic), but we had plenty of space to paddle around and soak up the sun. Highly recommend this place and two hours is plenty of... More 

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Modesto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Rented a kayak at Emerald bay. The crew was very helpful and friendly even with us arriving shortly before closing time. Had a good bit brief trip out to island. In our hurry to leave we left a Fitbit in a dry bag. Called the next day and they were closed due to bad weather so I left message. Two... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Kayak Tahoe has rentals in multiple places. We rented and launched from Baldwin Beach. From Baldwin north to Emerald Bay and around - docked at the island for lunch and hung around for a while. There was a decent amount of boat traffic but never congested or problematic. The launch site at Baldwin is easy to navigate back to. Kayak... More 

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Lewisville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The staff here was very helpful and got us in the water quickly. We had a double kayak and had a fine time paddling around the bay. We saw some eagles nests in the east side of the bay, went to the small island to look around, and took pictures of the surrounding mountains. Would definitely recommend this.

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Redmond, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

When a dozen people in one party descent on a business all at once, you expect a bit of confusion - there was none. The lovely women of Kayak Tahoe talked these newbies through the ins and outs of renting kayaks and selecting single and tandem kayaks. Once that was settled, we were given our life jackets and a quick... More 

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Cleveland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My husband and I rented a double kayak for an hour. It was easy to locate, rent from, and definitely helped make our trip to Lake Tahoe amazing. This lake has just breathtaking views, and it's so with it to rent one of the boats and get the full picture!!

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San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We joined the four hour, four-mile tour. It was a lot of fun but you need to be in good physical shape. First you hike down the hill to get into the kayaks (so you need to climb back up the hill when you're finished). You kayak to an island, then climb up a lot of rocks (this is hard)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The staff was really friendly and very enthusiastic about what they were doing. It was my first time on a stand up paddle board and the guy explained really well how to use it!

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Willard, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

Kayak Tahoe has locations on multiple beaches on the lake that let you decide the kind of trip you want to take. The guy at the beach we chose was easy to deal with and very helpful. We had experience so he didn't hassel us with lengthy instructions and let us go on our way after giving us the rules.... More 

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Additional Information about Kayak Tahoe

Address: 3411 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-7919
Phone Number: (530) 544-2011
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  South Lake Tahoe
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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